SHINE Selection

Quays Culture’s Producer, Lucy Dusgate, gives us the run-down of her visit to Leeds for the SHINE Emerging Artist Programme interviews SHINE is an art commissioning programme in partnership with Light Night Leeds aimed at supporting emerging artists in creating digital work for light festivals. This is the second year the two organisations have worked […]

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Drawing the Endangered

Greater Manchester groups get creative during Unnatural Borders During the run of Unnatural Borders, our latest exhibition at MediaCityUK, art groups from across Greater Manchester took part in a borough-wide competition, interpreting the sculptures in their medium of choice. We saw pen, pencil, paint and pastel, as well as some 3D sculpture from an array […]

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Unnatural Borders: The Highlights

Unnatural Borders saw four gigantic sculptures take over MediaCityUK’s waterside for a total of 10 days from 20-29 May, challenging our perceptions of man-made vs natural environments and how they influence the status of endangered species. Animals from land and sea – a polar bear, red squirrel, blue whale and bumblebee – were interpreted in […]

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Building Unnatural Borders

With 2 days until the launch of Unnatural Borders, it’s all hands on deck with the build. Radios are buzzing with activity, trucks are unloading materials and Sober Industries are working alongside Quays Culture and local suppliers to make the event happen. A scaffold tower has been built to house the projectors, which are set […]

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